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[software]Gerbil Riot of '67 - Simon Avery
Guide your hero through the puzzles and puns of this text adventure. Detailed and powerful parsar (TADS) (AFIO).
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 15
[software]Asylum ( Follow The Cheese And Pickle Sandwich) - Doppelganger Adventures
The Doppelganger is incarcerated in The Asylum whilst on his mystical quest. Prudence Nausea enlists YOUR help to rescue him and find the subject of his quest. 
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 23
[software]Fred's Backyard - NielSoft
There is a strange stillness all around...It's the summer holidays which you usually spend by the seaside but how you came to be standing in this backyard you're not quite sure.You get a feeling that all is not well around here and you decide to investigate further...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 15
[software]Melita Adventure I & II - Philip Bourne
Having more or less successfully completed the "Geneva Adventures" I have been entrusted with this highly secret and doubtless horrendously dangerous mission in Melita.  I suppose I'll find out what it's all about sooner or later.  Typical!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 18
[software]Red Planet - Conrad Button
The Federation of Earth has sent you to the planet Mars to secure the lost treasures of Aukbaa.  Upon achieving planetary orbit you find that your fuel is depleted.  Can you acquire the Lost Treasures of Aukbaa and return home?
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 47
[software]Crypt - Herringbone Software
CRYPT takes you to an old church in the English countryside. Using the same basic rules and procedures as the famous Colossal Cave Adventure by Crowther and Woods, you will explore the church, its quaint churchyard, then plunge into the dark, dreaded chambers below. In the crypt may be found long lost historical artifacts of great value, protected by a host of traps, tricks, and creatures both natural and supernatural...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 81
[software]Art D's Next Batch Adventure - Arthur Di Bianca
An unusual game setup where the game is composed of several different batch files.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 24
[software]Atomia Akorny - Magnus Olsson
This program is a C port of the first adventure game I wrote. It wasoriginally written in a combination of Basic and 6502 assembler forthe Acorn Atom, a small, British home computer.  Since the entireprogram had to fit into 5 K of memory, with an additional 5 K for data(the memory of the Atom was divided into two non-contiguous blocks),the adventure had to be very primitive. I had to do invent a ratherclever abbreviation handler to squeeze the whole text into theavailable space (more about this...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 27
[software]Art D's First Batch Adventure - Arthur Di Bianca
An unusual game setup where the game is composed of several different batch files.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 17
[software]Murder in the Marching Band - Sam Xenubius
This is a slightly buggy and extremely silly adventure game I wrote in my spare time long long ago (about 4.32 years, when I was young and foolish and not even nineteen yet). I thought some people might find it amusing. It's playable, but not quite complete, i.e. could use some fleshing out here and there, particularly in a couple of spots where the player is killed without any warning whatsoever. It requires some background info to play...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 19
[software]Cliff Diver, P.I. - Case 2 - Patrick Farley
If this is your first encounter with a Cliff Diver text adventure, welcome.  If you've "read" Cliff's first adventure, Crime To The Ninth Power, welcome  back. It's a pleasure to have you here ... and/or see you again (?).               Section 1: Introductions are definitely in order  Hello, I'm Patrick Farley, computerized writer. This is my second attempt at  interactive fiction; an adventure novel entitled, Purchased Sight Unseen...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 18
[software]Tales of Magic - John Olsen
These are three text adventure games in the classic style.  No fancy graphicsor sound effects.  Like a book, these games allow you to use your ownimagination to create worlds of wonder that make graphic adventures pale incomparison.Each of these three adventures is a distinct and separate game, each withit's own complex solution.  They each have a magical theme.Merlin's Magic Forest             (FOREST.EXE)----------------------------------------------You have been magically transported...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]Ski Adventure - John LaBonney
"SKI ADVENTURE" is a game that takes place at an abandoned ski resort, SnoFlake.  You play the main character, a lost camper trying to find his way home.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 22
[software]Cliff Diver: Crime to the Ninth Power
Hello, my name is Patrick Farley. I wish to welcome you to this, my first attempt at computerized interactive fiction; an adventure novel entitled, Crime to the Ninth Power. In this game, you'll be introduced to a character named Cliff Diver; a private investigator living and working in San Francisco. I hope you and your friends will enjoy playing this as much as I enjoyed writing it. Thank you.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 16
[software]StupidQuest - StupidSoft
The StupidSoft Zork parody! An all-text adventure game! -Dedication- This game is dedicated to my dead iguana, Fluffy. Fluffy died as he lived: Small and green. -Nostalgia- Anybody who's ever gotten misty-eyed thinking about the hours they spent glued to their 64K computer trying to conquer Zork, Planetfall, or the numerous other Infocom and Infocom-esque games will love this. My first exposure to this type of game was a game simply titled "Adventure" on the Imsai computer that I used to play wi...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 49
[software]The Tomb of the Ancient Pharaohs - Anne T. Brenner
While on a trip to Egypt you have decided to take a tour of The Tombs of the Ancient Pharaohs.  You seem to have wandered off from the rest of the group and now you are slightly lost.  There is no one here to ask for diresctions except a lizard or two.  You'll have to find you own way back to the city.You find a trail winding uphill and decide to follow it.  Maybe it will lead you to the camp of some desert people and you can borrow a camel for the ride back to the city...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 24
[software]Space Aliens Laughed at my Cardigan - Andre M. Boyle
Interactive fiction
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]The Four Symbols - Borphee Computers
 THE FOUR SYMBOLS was first written for the Amiga in 1992. This was my first attempt at writing an adventure and at the  Adventurers Conference 92 was voted best 16bit text adventure of the year. It has since been converted for the Spectrum  (by Larry Horsfield of FSF Adventures).   An Amstrad version is also being produced, courtesy of Phil Reynolds  and The Adventure Workshop. This version of the adventure for the PC and the ST has been enhanced with  more messages and a larger v...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 21
[software]The Liquid Cow Shop - The Philerik Company
'The birds commit what the humans don't' was one of the cries that Professor Gregory Schulte screamed as he ran.  Boozed out totally, and sick of life, he ran all the way to the Grussity Cliffs.  He walks out to the edge and looks down...'This is what I have to do' he chants, and closes his eyes.  Betrayed by his friends and loved ones, Gregory felt he had no choice.  He raises his arms as the wind blows through his hair...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 19
[software]The Pilot or A Flight Into Fantasy - The Adventure Game Jockey
What a thoroughly delightful day!Your head is tilted back and you are marveling at the gorgeous, billowing white clouds that are arrayed against a panorama of the most beauitful blue sky you have ever seen.The clouds are so fantasically formed that you lapse into your old childhood game of imagining shapes and faces on their surfaces.  Look, there's a piggy; and there's a ducky; and there's Uncle Fred; and there's a Tyrannosaurus Rex locked in mortal combat with Godzilla.At complete peace with ...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 20
[software]The Great Archeological Race - John LaBonney
In The Great Archeolgical Race you play the Assistant Curator ofThe Evelyn Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.  Donations are low,and it's up to you to find some new exhibits.  Be aware thatartifacts aren't just lying around anywhere, and when a cache isfound, there are many dangers that await those who try to claimit!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 17
[software]Crusade
Text adventure
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 30
[software]Runcibal Quest - Tim Ward
Runcibal Quest is a shareware (told you that already), text-based(should have been able to guess that one) adventure game.  In it, youare a student at a private English boarding school, located in a medium-sized industrial city.  Set in the mid 1980s, the goal of the game is togain entrance into Runcibal's nightclub.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 20
[software]Sanctuary - Conrad Button
A nuclear war has devastated the Earth. You are one of the few remaining survivors.  Gangs of mutants roam the land.  You must find a sanctuary to ensure your survival.  Have you ever wondered what civilization would be like following a nuclear war?  Would there be a SANCTUARY for protection against the mutated beings inhabiting this world?
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 33
[software]The Multi Dimensional Thief - Joel Finch
The MULTI-DIMENSIONAL THIEF is an AAAA (Absolutely Awesome Adventure fromAustralia) game.  Full of clever and irreverent humo(u)r, it will remindyou of the best from Infocom and from Douglas Adams.  Has build-in "pop-up"hints.  Requires 512K of memory and 720K of disk space.  PostCardWare.To run, just type THIEF at the DOS prompt -- and enjoy.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 18
[software]Unnkulian Underworld : The Unknown Unventure - ADVENTIONS
Welcome to Unnkulian Underworld: The Unknown Unventure!  ( Version 3.0 )For those of you who have played text adventures, the format of thisgame should be quite familiar.  Like most text adventures, UnnkulianUnderworld places you in a situation and lets you figure out how tomanipulate your environment using commands phrased in simple English.This game is the first in a series of adventures, and was created usingTADS ( see below for more information ).
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 29
[software]Golden Flutes and Great Escapes! - Delton T. Horn
This collection contains four complete, random event-driven text adventuregames that originally appeared in the excellent book, "Golden Flutes andGreat Escapes: How to Write Adventure Games for the Apple Computer," byDelton T. Horn (Copyright 1984, Dilithium Press).As a coding excercise, I chose to translate these games from their originalApplesoft Basic format into the C language, in the hopes that such anactivity would teach me the essentials of parser-writing...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 31
[software]Nomon - Renard Dellafave
Nomon is a simple adventure game written in ASL (Adventure System Language) during the 1989 Summer Ventures at East Carolina University under the auspices of Professor J. Wirth (a great guy).  He wrote ASL, and holds the copyright to the full version, but was generous enough to write a runtime version of it available for free.  The game of Nomon is my own and I have released it as freeware.  If you like adventures, this is a fun and simple one...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 15
[software]Tales of Treasure - John Olsen
These are three text adventure games in the classic style.  No fancy graphicsor sound effects.  Like a book, these games allow you to use your ownimagination to create worlds of wonder that make graphic adventures pale incomparison.Each of these three adventures is a distinct and separate game, each withit's own complex solution.  They each share a common theme, the search fortreasure!Perils of Darkest Africa          (PERILS.EXE)----------------------------------------------Can you find...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 23
[software]Time Traveler - Conrad Button
The year is 2285.  The people of the Earth are dying from a mysterious plague.  A now extinct plant could provide the much needed cure.  Time Travel is your only hope.  Have you ever imagined the thrill of traveling back in time to visit the Old West, to participate in the American Revolution, to explore Ancient Egypt and the Age of the Dinosaur?  TIME TRAVELER will transport you to these bygone days.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 24
[software]Horror 3.0 - John Olsen
These are three text adventure games in the classic style.  No fancy graphicsor sound effects.  Like a book, these games allow you to use your ownimagination to create worlds of wonder that make graphic adventures pale incomparison.Each of these three adventures is a distinct and separate game, each withit's own complex solution.  They each have a horror theme.Night of the Walking Dead         (DEAD.EXE)--------------------------------------------You are in an old rundown cemetery at the ...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 35
[software]Softporn Adventure - Gary Thompson
Original program written and designed by Chuck Barret for the Apple ][This version re-written, re-designed, and debugged by GARY THOMPSON  Welcometo the world ofSOFTPORN!  I feel I should give a little bit of history behind SOFTPORN.The original version of SOFTPORN was written for the Apple II computer by a mannamed Chuck Barrett.When I first played that game, way backin 1984; I thoughtit was the bestgame I had everseen...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 71
[software]Tommy's Manor - Tommy's Toys
A neat version of the Stoneville manor text adventure.WELCOME TO TOMMY'S MANOR.  WEALTHY MR. TOMMY (NO RELATION) HAS DIED RECENTLY AND THE RUMOR IS THAT THIS ECCENTRIC MISER WHO DIDN'T EVEN PAY FOR HIS OWN FUNERAL (NOBODY SHOWED UP ANYWAY) HAS LEFT HIS ENTIRE HUGE ESTATE TO ANYBODY WHO FINDS AND OPENS HIS SECRET SAFE.TO PLAY YOU MUST MANIPULATE OBJECTS AND EXPLORE YOUR SURROUNDINGS BY USING 2-WORD COMMANDS, FOR EXAMPLE, "GET BASKET", "GO SOUTH", "GO OUT"...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 14
[software]Fallthru - Paul H. Deal
You and up to two other players stand only half a chance of making it   home alive in this text adventure, called FALLTHRU!                                                                                             You don't know how you got to this strange place, but you quickly       discover that Faland is very large, comprising millions of square miles (all visitable) of farms, rangeland, forests, deserts, mountains, etc...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]The Broken String: The Punk Adventure
The Broken String, is a Punk-Rock Interactive Fiction (or text adventure).In it you play the role of Tim, a young punk rocker, living in an imaginarycity in a squat. In Tim's city punk rock is dying and along with it all theideals that true punk represent. Tim's feeling of frustration and alienationgrow stronger and stronger every day, until they come to a blowing point. Butinstead of loosing hope, Tim decides to go on a crusade to revive punk...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 23
[software]StupidQuest II: Beyond Townburgsville - StupidSoft
This one looks a whole lot better than the first, with lots of nifty DOS Ansi-windows and stuff. It's also a lot bigger. Takes place RIGHT where the first SQ left off! -Dedication- This game is dedicated to lint, without which there would be far less lint in the world. -Check This Out!- Alright...I did a massive format change here. Instead of being a pure Zork-esque text adventure parody, this here game uses an ascii-windows interface just like all your favorite dos programs! I've also added the...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 40
[software]Survival Adventure - Patrick J. Perras
This is a small text adventure that is military oriented.  You must makeyour way thru 450 zones, repelling attacks that come your way.  You alsohave the option of talking your way thru something but that does notalways work out in the best fashion.You may use the function keys of your PC to play the game easier, theyare listed at the very bottom of the screen.  You will need a colormonitor and at least 512K to play this version of Survival.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]The Star Portal - Michael Detlefsen
You are trudging through the Martian desert, heading toward a destination that may be only rumor, as some have suggested.  Up until the sandstorm three days ago, you had a rough map showing an approximate location of the mysterious artifact you seek.  Now you are guided by your memory only.  You stop to rest and consider the change of events that brought you to this place...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 24
[software]World PC - J. D. McDonald
Adventure game set on an alien planet.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 42
[software]Son of Stagefright - Mike McCauley
This is text adventure game with a theatrical twist.  Things just aren'tgoing right for you. For starters, you're locked inside an old abandonedtheater. The little voice inside you is telling you: YOU HAVE TO GET OUTOF HERE! As you try to get out, you'll encounter creaky catwalks, ragingrivers, mini mazes, rogues, rats and a zoo keeper. You'll also endure   puns, perils, pratfalls, word play, bad jokes, and some mild innuendo...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 21
[software]The Misadventure of the Holy Grail - Michael Detlefsen
You are wandering in a shadowy, ever-changing landscape where everything seems to be made of fog.  You try to remember who you are, but half-memories are all that come into your mind.  You look down and see a sword in your hand.  Hmmm. You could hurt your-self with that thing.The fog seems to thin out to your right, so you walk slowly in that direction... --- A number of years ago, I owned an Apple II computer, and among the games, one of the programs I enjoyed the most was the Eamon FRP Fant...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 33
[software]The Chronicles of Aarbron Trilogy - Lion Software
Aarbron stows away on a ship as he is enamored with queen Jade of the Amozons who has been on a trade mission to the city of Silverton in the land of Arnor.One night in the pitch black time before dawn, Aarbron was walking the deck when he saw a strange figure.  He quickly hid behind some barrels, unable to get back to the hold.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 26
[software]Arthur Yahtzee: The Curse of Hell's Cheesecake - Ben Croshaw
In a secret base far underneath Washington DC, decisions are made.  Decisions that can - and will - affect the entire world.  This is the base of the Special Secret Service, a worldwide organization outside of petty international disputes, assigned to protect our planet at whatever cost from those things the general public are better off being ignorant of.  On this particular day, a collection of the most important and least known people on the planet sat around the huge varnished conference ...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 22
[software]Special Agent - Conrad Button
The President of the United States has sent you on a mission to the Soviet Union.  You are to locate and photograph their new ballistic missile, the SS-X-27.  Perhaps you desire to serve your country as a SPECIAL AGENT to the President, performing a secret mission deep within the Soviet Union.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 20
[software]King Pieter's Treasure - Franz Scheurer
This is an interesting local text-adventure, the aim of the game: to findthe king's treasure. 
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 28
[software]Paul's First Journey - RMC Software
     Paul's first missionary journey isdescribed in the Bible in the book of Acts,chapters 13 and 14.  Though it is notnecessary a quick reading of these chapterswill give you an overview of your objectiveand perhaps some hints for the game play.     There are ten cities and over 160locations in this adventure.  The design ofthe cities in this game incorporated many ofthe latest findings in archaeology to makethe game play quite authentic...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 19
[software]The House at the Edge of Time - Pat Pflieger
Your eccentric uncle has died under mysterious circumstances and left you afortune--that is, IF you can survive a night in his enormous Pseudo-Tudor-Greco-Gothic-Byzantine mansion, where time and space are not exactly what they seem.  In this text adventure, typed commands allow you to move around the mansion, interact with those you meet, and find the key to -- well, you'llfind out.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]WUZ - Wayne McWilliams
* This adult game has been BANNED both on Compuserve and GEnie *WUZ is an ADULT text adventure game. It requires no special graphic card since it is text only. It should run on any IBM comp., MSDOS machine.WUZ has been designed to be played by either sex - male or femaleAND any sexual preference - gay or straight. This will become clear to you as you play and are presented with user options. WUZ introduces the first ADULT entertainment game by Gold Coast Software...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 42
[software]Enchanted Castle - Michael R. Wilk
Your adventure begins at midnight in the center of a medieval castle.  You have no possessions and you know nothing about the castle itself.  The goal of this game is to escape from the castle.  But beware!  The Enchanted Castle is full of traps and dangers!  Escape will require observation, persistence, and wits.Although your primary task is to escape, to complete the game you must accomplish three other goals as well: you must bring out the priceless Star Diamond, you must find a lovely p...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 61
[software]Dungeon - DECUS
This is the original Dungeon game, converted for the PC. Is a directtranslation of the RT-11 version distributed in 1980 by DECUS.Commercial use is strictly prohibited. The commercial version is calledZork and comes in three parts, with added puzzles not present here.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 67
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